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How has the introduction of the National Living Wage affected the catering industry?

As of April 1st 2016, UK employers are legally obliged to pay staff who are over the age of 25 a minimum National Living Wage. The hourly rate was set at £7.50 for all employees aged 25 and over, a 30p increase on the previous £7.20 hourly rate. The National Minimum Wage still applies to workers who are aged 24 and under.

However, an increase in minimum wage for staff has and will continue to increase costs for companies across the UK who legally need to pay their employees…

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Added by Jake Holyoak on January 23, 2018 at 4:26am — No Comments

Recruitment And Staffing Market Report Till 2024 | Latest Trends, Growth & Forecast Analysis

The Recruitment And Staffing Market Research Report provides Industry analysis and evaluation of the current & prospective Market Size, Share, Trend and Growth during the study period 2017-2024. The report on global recruitment and staffing market evaluates the growth trends of the industry through historical study and estimates future prospects…

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Added by Anjali Agrawal on January 23, 2018 at 1:31am — No Comments

Sourcing Methodology Part 4 – Enhancement!!

This is part 4 of the Methodology, Enhancement. In part 3 we talked about Scraping, now that we have that done it’s time to Enhance the results.

For the purposes of this methodology Enhancement means finding more info, such as; emails, phone, social sites, etc.

Obviously, there are many…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 22, 2018 at 3:52pm — No Comments

How Layoffs Affect Glassdoor Reviews

It’s a feeling like no other. After months of meetings, projections, and gut-wrenching stress, the decision has been made: your company needs to lay people off. You sit in with the managers as one by one, employees are given the hard news, watching them try to keep a brave face as their world shatters.

Layoffs suck. Whether the people you’re laying off are in the office next door or across the country, the results are the same: your company’s decision is taking away somebody…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on January 22, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Ultimate Writing Guide for Grads: Resume Without Experience

Upon graduation, looking for work is the next step. For many, lack of work experience becomes a blockade as many companies will hire a person…

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Added by Richard Nolan on January 22, 2018 at 4:47am — No Comments

Career Outlook For Virtual Assistants

by Chuck Breckenridge | January 21, 2018

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Industry career outlook predictions aren’t developed yet for the Virtual Assistance industry.

I’m not sure if that is because it’s a new field or because the tasks done by VA’s are as varied as the VA’s themselves. One has to examine similar…

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Added by BreckAdmin on January 21, 2018 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Navigate your Start-up's Burn Rate Life Cycle

The most challenging obstacle every new company must face in its life cycle: managing its spending to create a consistent, growing generation of revenue. At each level of a start-up’s life, from growth and development to each Series of VC funding and final maturity, new companies face a…

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Added by Rick Girard on January 19, 2018 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Association X-Ray 9-Step "Plan of Attack"

Association sites are an excellent source of professional and contact information. Are you familiar with associations in your industry? Finding them is as easy as Googling for <industry name> <location name> association.

How would you research an unfamiliar association site? When I research an association site, I am interested in pages with lists of members and in contact information (that will let me look up additional…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on January 19, 2018 at 12:07pm — No Comments

This Startup Helps You Test Software Candidates for Almost Any Language

Nathan Doctor and Jake Hoffner are the co-founders of Qualified.io a software developer assessment tool. I spoke with them by phone recently on the latest episode of the RecTech Podcast series. You can also subscribe to the show on iTunes, Google Play, …

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Added by Chris Russell on January 19, 2018 at 8:31am — No Comments

How working for yourself can actually be less risky than changing jobs.

Since setting up Davidson Gray to invest in and support recruitment business start-ups, I must have had hundreds of conversations with recruiters considering working for themselves. The biggest reason by far most recruiters settle for a new job rather than setting up, is the desire for security.

However is moving jobs really more secure?

Statistically, 4 out of 5 new recruitment business start-ups don’t last beyond 2 years,…

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Added by Rhys Jones on January 19, 2018 at 4:35am — No Comments

Robots/AI Will Not Take Over Recruiting

Imagine a Future where Robots own every aspect of the Recruiting/Staffing process, where the Robots drive down the cost of staffing such that no human recruiter exists ever again.  Imagine where Artificial Intelligence in a reality like Sky Net is scratching the surface of ingenuity such that sourcing,…

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Added by Mike Rasmussen on January 19, 2018 at 12:00am — 3 Comments

William Almonte – Why Work With A Recruitment Agent?

It is easy for a seasoned professional to search for a new job in a market that is considered so competitive. But the same cannot be said about an applicant who is just starting out in this cut-throat professional sector. They have the degrees, but they lack knowledge about the openings, present in the market. In fact, they do not have proper information about which industry will suit their requirements and will give them an adequate platform that will allow them to flourish…

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Added by William Almonte on January 18, 2018 at 10:06pm — No Comments

What Does Your Website Say About Your Clients?

There has been a great deal written regarding the importance of your website as a reflection of your business and professionalism. It’s 2018, and if you weren’t aware, the internet is ubiquitous. Every year that passes only further cements the reality that legitimate, professional organizations have a…

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Added by Adam Appleton on January 18, 2018 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Are those employed by your business satisfied?

When you're a manager or executive, you have a lot on your plate. Between dealing with clients, sales, and reports, it can be difficult to balance everything. However, you have to keep one important group in…

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Added by Jeremy Sutter on January 18, 2018 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Employer Branding Best Conferences to Attend

Here are a list of the top conferences that focus on topics related to employer branding: Content Creation, Social Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Sourcing, etc.

If you have a conference that we've missed and should be on the list, shoot us an email!

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on January 17, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

New Bullhorn Report: 75 Percent of Staffing and Recruiting Firms Anticipate Revenue Increases in 2018

Annual Trends Report Illustrates Overall Industry Optimism Despite Concerns about Automation, Digital Staffing Platforms, Macroeconomics, and Politics

BOSTON—JAN. 17,…

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Added by Steve Vittorioso on January 17, 2018 at 10:41am — No Comments

Better Parts

How will your business look at the end of 2018? Hopefully better. If things are good now, you still want better. Better parts, better business.

Companies are putting plans in motion to improve this year. Those plans will involve a lot of recruiting to replace weaker parts and to add businesses, product lines, or divisions. Identifying key areas for improved or additional talent is critical and will lead the way to a better business by the end of the year.…

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Added by Todd Kmiec on January 17, 2018 at 9:39am — No Comments

Employee recruiting made easy

A lot of companies - especially small businesses - often have a difficult time finding the most qualified candidate for a position, and even when they do get someone for the role, the new employee isn't always the right fit.…

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Added by Devin Caldwell on January 16, 2018 at 8:18pm — No Comments

BOOST YOUR CV WITH THESE GREAT ONLINE COURSES





Online courses are a great way to help you level up and stay competitive while you are looking for a job.

We have listed 8 online courses that will enable you to gain CV worthy skills that you can learn from the comfort of your own home. As they say, there is no time…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on January 16, 2018 at 11:46am — No Comments

Steps for a Successful Business Launch

For many entrepreneurs, the most nerve-racking part of business ownership is launching it. Liftoff isn't always as graceful as you'd want it to go. There are problems that abound, from lack of initial public interest and PR…

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Added by Devin Caldwell on January 15, 2018 at 3:06pm — No Comments

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